congenital nevus


A melanocytic nevus that is visible at birth, is often larger than an acquired nevus, and usually involves deeper dermal structures than an acquired nevus.

Nearby words

  1. congenital hemolytic jaundice,
  2. congenital hypoplastic anemia,
  3. congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma,
  4. congenital megacolon,
  5. congenital myxedema,
  6. congenital nystagmus,
  7. congenital pancytopenia,
  8. congenital paramyotonia,
  9. congenital pyloric stenosis,
  10. congenital stridor

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